American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 26, 2013

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American Capital Agency Corp. ( AGNC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.8 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGNC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -23.81% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $24.04, the dividend yield is 13.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGNC was $24.04, representing a -31.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.16 and a 19.01% increase over the 52 week low of $20.20.

AGNC is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). AGNC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.87. Zacks Investment Research reports AGNC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 76.75%, compared to an industry average of -11.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGNC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AGNC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGNC as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF ( VOE )
  • Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares ( FAS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FAS with an increase of 19.45% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of AGNC at 4.55%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AGNC , AMT , FAS , KBWD , REM , SPG , VOE

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